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‘SNL’ Preview: Martin Freeman and Kate McKinnon Ring in ‘The Hobbit’'s End

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 10, 2014 @ 1:55 PM
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This past weekend's latest 'SNL' with three-time host James Franco didn't quite bring anything new to the table, but will the series have better luck with fresh blood from Martin Freeman? The first promos for the 'Sherlock' star's guest turn have arrived, and don't worry, there's plenty of 'Hobbit' references and British-isms for everyone.

‘Community’ Season 6 Photos: Keith David and Paget Brewster Join the Greendale Gang

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 5, 2014 @ 9:47 AM
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Curious thought we are if NBC’s ‘Community’ will feel the same when season 6 debuts on Yahoo Screen next year, our first look at the Greendale Gang’s latest adventures look right at home. The first photos of the new season have arrived, as guest stars Keith David and Paget Brewster tread some familiar ground, but make fine additions to the ‘Community’ cast.

‘SNL’ Preview: James Franco Brings Christmas Miracles to ‘30 Rock’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 3, 2014 @ 12:44 PM
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‘SNL’ expectedly took a break for Thanksgiving this past weekend, but will kick off the final 3 episodes of 2014 with ‘The Interview’'s James Franco and musical guest Nicki Minaj. See how the three-time ‘SNL’ host previews Saturday’s newest installment with Christmas miracles, ‘30 Rock’ returns, and 3D effects in new promos!

‘Parks and Recreation’ Final Season: NBC Sets Weekly Back-to-Back Premieres, Finale Date

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 1, 2014 @ 4:31 PM
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We’ve known for some time that ‘Parks and Recreation’ would bring Leslie Knope’s tale to a close with the seventh and final season, and while we at last have a 2015 premiere date, there’s good news and bad. NBC will run new ‘Parks and Recreation’ episodes beginning mid-January, albeit back-to-back to burn off Pawnee’s last hurrah before February’s end.

2015 Golden Globes: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Go “Gorgent” in First Promos

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 28, 2014 @ 5:28 PM
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Having dazzled the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, celebrities and viewers alike back in 2013, NBC comedy’s leading ladies Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be back in January 2015 for a third turn hosting the Golden Globes. Find out what “gorgent” gowns the two will wear in our first promo for the comedy duo’s latest Golden Globes hosting gig!

NBC’s ‘Constantine to Halt Production After 13 Episodes, Season 2 Still A Possibility

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 24, 2014 @ 9:59 AM
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NBC's 'Constantine' hasn't exactly lit the world on fire since its October debut, at least in the manner its DC compatriots have, but the network isn't quite giving up on its demon detective drama just yet. NBC has decided to halt production on the series after 13 episodes, but may yet opt for a second season, should fans continue to reflect interest in the series.

Tina Fey’s ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Moves from NBC to Netflix, Renewed for Season 2

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 21, 2014 @ 6:59 PM
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Netflix keeps adding to its reputation as a savior of cancelled shows, most recently picking up a fourth season of ‘Longmire’ after A&E’s cancellation, but their latest acquisition proves even notably weirder. Prior to ever even airing on NBC, Tina Fey-Ellie Kemper comedy ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ has set a March 2015 premiere on Netflix, where the show has been picked up for two full seasons.

‘Parks and Recreation’ Final Season: ‘Mad Men’'s Jon Hamm to Return

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 20, 2014 @ 2:11 PM
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NBC’s ‘Parks and Recreation’ put some literal and figurative madness into its sixth season finale, tossing a Jon Hamm cameo into the brisk final sequence that saw the Pawnee gang jumping through time to 2017. Now, with ‘Parks’ final bow on the horizon for 2015, NBC confirms that the ‘Mad Men’ star will return in his role as the ever-incompetent Ed.

‘SNL’ Sets James Franco, Martin Freeman and Amy Adams as December Hosts

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 20, 2014 @ 12:03 PM
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‘SNL’ scored a major win this past weekend with ‘The Hunger Games’ star Woody Harrelson’s return hosting gig, and we’re keeping positive for Cameron Diaz this coming Saturday, but what of the final 2014 slots? Get ready for ‘SNL’ December, with James Franco, Martin Freeman and Amy Adams all taking turns as host! Also, Nicki Minaj and One Direction. If that’s your thing.

NBC Cancels Cosby Comeback Sitcom Over Rape Allegations, Netflix Special Shelved

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 19, 2014 @ 1:54 PM
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The ongoing firestorm against Bill Cosby has only swelled in recent weeks, as more and more allegations of rape emerge against the once-revered comedian, so it wasn’t any surprise that Netflix would opt to discard the November 28 release of a new Cosby standup special. Now, NBC has expectedly followed suit by abandoning development plans for a new Cosby sitcom for 2015.